"The President's Own"

 

"The President's Own"

United States Marine Band

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Live: Fall Chamber Series Oct.28, 2020
This international musical journey features a brass quintet performing Indian-American composer Reena Esmail’s Tuttarana, a piece originally written for a women’s choir; Tokyo native Yosuke Fukuda’s Sakura Song, arranged for a clarinet quintet and inspired by the full bloom of the cherry blossom; and Austrian composer Henrich von Herzogenberg’s Trio for Oboe, Horn, and Piano, Opus 61. Coordinated by French horn player Master Sgt. Greta Richard and live streamed from John Philip Sousa Band Hall in Washington, D.C.
Music in the Schools Fall 2020
Music in the Schools is an educational program designed for grades K-9, allowing students to experience the music of the Marine Band and interact directly with its musicians. During the fall of 2020, this free resource will be offered nationally as a digital initiative...
Virtual Clinics & Masterclasses
Music educators at the high school and university levels can sign up now for virtual clinics and masterclasses taught by musicians of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. These sessions will take place between Oct. 5 and Nov. 13, 2020, and can be used in both virtual or in-person classroom settings. Please note that this free resource is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Live Streams: Fall Chamber Series 2020
Enjoy weekly live streams at 1 p.m. (ET) of several different ensembles from "The President's Own" during the 2020 Fall Chamber Series.
"The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa" Volume 6
On April 6, 2020, the United States Marine Band released Volume 6 of The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa. This multi-year recording project offers a wealth of free, in-depth educational resources including full scores, individual parts, historical notes, recordings, performance practices, and scrolling score videos.
Anthems
The Marine Band's 35th educational recording Anthems.
Mission
“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band’s mission is to perform for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Today, “The President’s Own” is celebrated for its role at the White House and its dynamic public performances, which total more than 500 annually.
Marine Band News
The Stars and Stripes Together: A Virtual Patriotic Play Along By Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | May 13, 2020
The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa: Vol. 6 By Staff Sgt. Chase Baran | April 8, 2020
Fucik Fight to the Finish: Sousa’s March Mania 2020 By Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | April 3, 2020
Marine String Duo: Streaming On A Screen Near You By Staff Sgt. Charles Baran | March 31, 2020
Chamber Music Series Features Unique Quartets LIVE STREAM ONLY By U.S. Marine Band | March 11, 2020
Paying Tribute: 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima By Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | March 6, 2020
Live Streams - 2020 Fall Chamber Series

2020 Summer Concert Series